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Yankees’ Gerrit Cole Tests Positive for COVID-19



Gerrit Cole

New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss his scheduled start on Tuesday, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone following the Yankees 7-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.

“As of now he is the only one,” Boone said (h/t ESPN).

“Definitely, it’s tough. It’s been a tough year. We got this news with Cole and definitely a low blow there,” Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez said, via an interpreter.

Cole, 30, is 10-6 with a 3.11 ERA in 21 starts this season for the Yankees.

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